The captian of F/V Rollo, has been fishing snice he was a boy and now runs his father's boat, the Rollo. Eric is an outspoken and proud fishermen that refuses to follow the crowd. Eric is a proud father that is very dedicated to his two young sons and is expecting another child. It is this fact that made him want to praticapte in the show. So that his childern can see what he dose to earn a living and the dangers that he faces while he works.
When Eric isn't fishing he is an artist that enjoys painting with oils and pastels, and likes to draws. In fact some of his hand-drawn drawlings artwork can be seen hanging up on the Rollo.